Fishery Rules & Camping

24hrs is your Booked Arrival time to leaving the peg



No under 14yrs allowed onsite


Rules

  • Full non refundable payment to secure bookings.
  • No catch guarentees
  • Drive very Slowly, you are driving on a Public Bridleway used by Walkers, Horses and Bikes.  
  • Stop at the fishery office on arrival sign in. Cash only.
  • No under 14yrs allowed onsite.
  • 14yrs and over must be able to provide valid I.D when asked.
  • 14yrs to 18yrs fishing must be accompanied by paid adult.
  • You must have a Valid Enviromental Agency rod licence.
  • No Caravans or Motor homes.
  • Viewing by appointment only.

Fish Welfare

  • Do not strike to set the hook beyond reasonable force.
  • Never lift fish above knee height, keep the fish wet and return ASAP.
  • Sacking of fish is only permitted for weighing only.
  • No Keep nets.
  • You must have and use fish care antiseptic when needed.
  • 1 Rod Surface fishing only. 
  • Rods / Rigs must not be left unattended in the water (E.A. Rules state you must not be more than 3 meters from your rods) 

Tackle 

  • Barbless hooks only.
  • No filed flattened crushed Micro barbed Hooks.
  • No braided mainline.
  • Braided hook link and Spomb rod permitted.
  • Minimum 12lb line.
  • Safety rigs must be used at all times.
  • 1 x 30" wide landing net per Angler (No Net Sharing)
  • No Spinning
  • No Bait Boats

Bait - fresh is best

  • All Baits must be soft to Squeeze
  • No Tinned Cat & Dog meats
  • No Tiger Nuts
  • No Plastic Fake Baits

Biosecurity

  • Landing nets and unhooking mats should be dipped in the disinfectant provided on arrival and before leaving site.
  • All footwear and other equipment that will com into contact with the lake should be also dipped in the disinfectant provided on entering / leaving site. All footwear / equipment should be imemersed in disinfectant for at least 15 minutes before being rinsed with tap water.
  • If anglers have handled fish, they should be advised to thoughly clean thier hands with soap and water before leaving site. After cleaning with soap and water a hand gel should be applied. 

Peg info

  • Please take all your rubbish home.
  • No fouling in the woods. 
  • Please put your vehicle in the car parks after unloading.
  • Fishery Gates are locked from 6.30pm to 7.45am
  • No visiting guests allowed onsite.
  • No take away deliveries onsite.
  • No Dogs allowed.
  • No Swimming. 
  • No Glass bottled beers.
  • No Heavy Drinking, Drugs, Guns, Target Catapults, Drones, Loud radios or shouting.
  • BBQ must be raised to pevent scorching.
  • Green / Camo bivvy style shelters only.
  • 24hrs is your Booked in Arrival time to leaving the peg.
  • Fish from the peg, No margin stalking

Advise

  • All accidents must be recorded in the accident book in the fishery office.
  • First aid kit is in the Fishery office or call 999
  • Caution should be taken when net dipping in disinfectant, ask for assistance if unsure. You are responcible for your own personal pretective equipment.
  • Caution should be taken, when walking around the lake & night, trip hazards are present e.g uneven ground, rabbit holes, slippery surface, bare roots and branches.
  • Caution should be taken camping under trees - Falling branches.
  • Fishing should stop when lightening is present.
  • Lake water is cold, the edges shallow but with steep holes, avoid falling in. Life rings are positioned around the lake to be used only to save life.

Legal

  • It is a condition of payment that we have the right to search your vehicle at any time.
  • Provide a fishing club Character Reference if asked for.
  • The removal, killing, eating or transfer of any fish will mean a claim by the owners for full compensation.
  • Niether the company nor its employees shall be held responsible for loss or damage to any of your property however caused.
  • Anglers, guests or visitors are not entitled to make any claim against Gweryd lakes or employees of any loss, injury or theft.
  • We reserve the right to cancel any booking at any time.
  • We reserve th right to alter these terms at any time without prior notice.